MBV emporium
retail businesses

MBV Emporium: a dream shop filled with conversation starters

Vanessa Govender’s MBV Emporium is the manifestation of her lifelong passion for collecting and sharing beauty, thriving no matter the odds!

e-commerce

How to use colour psychology in e-commerce to boost sales

Colour psychology has long been used to convey brand personality and influence customers by evoking specific emotions. Here’s our crash course on how to take advantage of the power of colour to boost your e-commerce sales.

durban

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.
cape town

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Can you be sustainable and be profitable? Alistair Barnes from Ballo Fashion talks to us about how his business does it.

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.
cape town

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Adam and Joshua started Granadilla Swimwear as a love note to Cape Town summers. Now their business is heating up. Read their story.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
durban

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

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A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

Yoco Meets on Remo: a how-to guide that’ll boost your event networking

5 tips to increase retail sales this (Covid-19) Christmas

product design

The Yoco recipe for customer empathy

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

black-friday

10 tips: using social media for customer service this Black Friday

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9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

Time management tips for business owners

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How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 1

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

business portal

How to run your small business with the Yoco Business Portal

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

A failed payment on a Yoco card machine as seen on the connecting mobile device.

Why your payment failed

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

5 signs you’re ready to open an online store for your business

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap